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Aug. 18, 2011, 6:07 p.m.
An Afghan nomad jumps across a water canal in Kabul, Afghanistan on Aug. 17. About 8 million Afghans live under poverty line and survive on one U.S. dollar income per day.

Photo: ZUMA Press

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Leaping across the canal

An Afghan nomad jumps across a water canal pm Aug. 17 to reach his livestock in Kabul, Afghanistan. About 8 million Afghans live in poverty, surviving on the equivalent of $1 (U.S.) per day.